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#89: From High School Dropout to 300+ Real Estate Deals with Engelo Rumora
Published September 25, 2014
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    Looking to be inspired? Today on The BiggerPockets Podcast we sit down and chat with Engelo Rumora, a real estate investor with a fascinating story that involved dropping out of high school, playing professional soccer, and building up a massive real estate investment business across two continents! Don’t miss this incredible interview where we cover numerous topics ranging from getting started, flipping houses, networking with potential lenders, finding (and working with) mentors, running a growing business at a young age, and a lot more! In This Show We Cover:How Engelo got his start in Real Estate InvestmentThe challenges of jumping in without formal educationValuable tips on effective networkingThe varied & diverse deals Engelo has made in his career so farWhy he decided to move from Australia to the USDetails on his first deal (and why he almost got killed because of it!)The 3 essential traits every investment partner should haveHow to avoid shady operatorsTips on how to find the most promising propertiesHow Engelo and his team finance their dealsThe keys to managing a business from a young ageWhat he’s learned about building a brand and marketing a businessEngelo’s vision for the future of his companyAnd so much more!Books Mentioned in the ShowRich Dad Poor Dad by Robert KiyosakiThink and Grow Rich by Napoleon HillHow to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale CarnegieTweetable Topics“Formal education will you earn you a living, while personal development will give you a lifestyle.” (Tweet This!)“Many people are school smart, but life-dumb.” (Tweet This!)“No matter how many times you get hit, you just got to pick yourself up and keep going.” (Tweet This!)“Passion definitely inspires passion.” (Tweet This!)Connect with EngeloEngelo’s Personal WebsiteEngelo’s Company WebsiteEngelo’s BiggerPockets Profile
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